Stories about Bangladesh from October, 2007
Voice of Bangladeshi Bloggers on why it's high time the war criminals of 1971 were dealt with.
Voice of Bangladeshi Bloggers on General Moeen's “mysterious Harvard Seminar”.
a bengali in TO goes to Dhaka and observes some changes for the better.
(Logo credit: Amnesty International) October is Domestic Violence Awareness month in the USA, devoted to connecting battered women’s advocates across the nation to work together to end violence against women and children. The issue, however, is not country specific. Domestic violence is a menace that is found all over the...
The political arena of Bangladesh heated up after the Eid holidays. Bloggers cum citizen journalists had a role to play in this. J Rahman at Mukti has some background: Earlier this year, Bangladesh experienced an extra-constitutional change in government. The Economist called it a coup that dares not speak its...
E-Bangladesh on what seems to be a serious corruption charge against General Moeen U Ahmed, and the General's denial.
Addafication on the National ID scheme in Bangladesh, which could out to be rather heavy on the pocket.
Enough with politics that usually dominate the posts in the Bangladeshi blogosphere. Let's start this week's round-up with some arts, movies and literature related pieces. Sid of Serious Golmal writes a well informative article on the life of S M Sultan, the master painter of Bangladesh commemorating his 13th death...
Bangladesh Army Chief, General Moeen Ahmed, is visiting the US and Voice of Bangladeshi Bloggers poses a set of questions.
Unheard Voices on a rather murky matter of an exhibition of Bangladeshi artifacts that were to be shown in Paris.
Unheard Voices on the recent positive press the Dhaka Stock Exchange has been getting.
Mukti on the all pervasive corruption and how it affects Bangladesh at all levels.
Mash has a post on genocide denial. “Following up on her 2005 paper denying the extent of the 1971 genocide published in the Economic and Political Weekly, Sarmila Bose has now published a paper denying the extent of the rapes of Bangladeshi women “
It all started when an exclusive report from E-Bangladesh exposed a memo of Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) which instructed 72 Internet Service Providers (ISP) of Bangladesh to submit their individual client details and their usage details. E-Bangladesh also revealed that raids have been carried out in innocent individual users’...
The 3rd World View on the state of traditional media in Bangladesh, and the role of blogs.
Since we last visited the Rising Voices outreach award winners, much progress has been made, including the introduction of the world's first weblog in the Andean indigenous language of Aymara. But first, let us begin in Medellín, Colombia where HiperBarrio continues to make strides in its hillside working class neighborhoods. And they've attracted some much deserved recognition for their efforts ...
imperfect world 2007 on people living in Geneva Camp in Dhaka, people waiting to be repatriated to Pakistan after the creation of Bangaldesh in 1971.
Zafa Noor writes in E-Bangladesh: “It has been two weeks since Arifur Rahman’s cartoon “Naam” was published which prompted the Bangladesh police to take him to jail and lock him up without pressing any formal charges or allowing him any legal representation in his defense. Arif was picked up from...
Unheard Voices on the threat to the livelihood of 2 million garment workers in Bangladesh, because of cancellation of the GSP (Generalized System of Preferences) by the US.